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Williamnagar MLA takes oath

SHILLONG: The Newly elected MLA from Williamnagar Legislative Assembly Constituency (LAC) of Meghalaya, Marcuise N Marak of the National People’s Party (NPP) took oath as member of the tenth State Assembly today. The oath of office and…

Ruling party factor helped NPP, rift let down Cong

GUWAHATI/SHILLONG/TURA: The "thumping" win of NPP and the debacle of its "strongest" rival party, the Congress, in the Williamnagar election can be attributed directly to the tilt in scales in favour of the "party in power". That is of…

HYC wants end of debate over Kembhavi transfer

NONGSTOIN/SHILLONG: The Hynniewtrep Youth Council (HYC) said on Thursday that people in the district should not make a hue and cry over the transfer of Deputy Commissioner Arunkumar Kembhavi and instead give him a “big farewell”. At the…

NPP wins polls in Williamnagar LAC in Meghalaya

SHILLONG/TURA: The ruling National People's Party (NPP) has won the adjourned election held to Williamnagar Assembly Constituency in Meghalaya. The result of the election was declared on Tuesday. The NPP candidate Marcuise N Marak…

Cops alert after attack on BJP leader in GH

SHILLONG/TURA: After neutralising GNLA, police are perplexed with the problems involving dacoits and goons. In the wake of the attack on BJP contestant from Phulbari, Benoy Ghosh, and others by dacoits, in West Garo Hills, the police have…

Edu scam: Ampareen house, four other places searched

NEW DELHI/ SHILLONG: The CBI on Friday searched five locations in Meghalaya, including the residence of an MLA and the office of Directorate of Elementary and Mass Education in connection with alleged irregularities in recruitment of…

Heroin seized, five held

SHILLONG/NONGSTOIN: The Shillong police arrested four people in different cases of drug abuse and seized sizeable quantity of suspected heroin from their possession. On April 9, police arrested three persons, Johnny Tariang, Banteilang Rani…

Easter celebrations begin with midnight prayers

SHILLONG/TURA: Easter celebrations began across the state with midnight prayers and church services on Saturday. The faithful took part in midnight Mass, besides renewing their commitment to lead a virtuous life. The Easter celebrations…